The upper-register riff during this part serves as the unifying element between the hardcore and death metal sections. Where did the name come from and what is the story? A: The live thing is something that you really take in as a whole.
For the second year in a row, Rockstar Energy drink brought their metal Mayhem festival to Clarkston, Michigan at the DTE Energy Music Theatre on Sunday, August 2.
Born of Osiris play metalcore with facets of progressive death metal. As their name implies, Born of Osiris has a strong interest in Egyptian mythology and philosophy that extends to death and rebirth. The band’s latest album is titled A Higher Place (Sumerian Records), with a forthcoming album scheduled for 2011.
The Mayhem tour has been highly criticized for having Manson close the show and at some of the dates much of the crowd has left beforehand but most of the Detroit crowd stayed through his set. Although he’s not quite as entertaining as he was in his heyday he still put on a good show after the disappointing opener, “We’re From America” off of his new cd The High End of Low.
Not really. A friend of mine offered to play some piano and watch me make music from loops out of it. That should be fun. Another friend does rap music and I wanted to make some beats for that. I don’t have any real projects in the works. I’m just doing DB and all the studio stuff is spaced out.
A: The live thing is something that you really take in as a whole. It becomes one. Whatever era the material comes from kind of goes away on many levels. We create a show based on dynamics and create a flow that keeps people going and at the same time doesn’t become monotonous or whatever. I would say I get just as much pleasure out of the old stuff. Luckily for me, Henry Ranta, who was Soilwork’s drummer on most of the albums before I joined, was a great drummer and had a lot of really cool, rhythmical ideas. If anything, I learned a lot from playing his parts. It’s a good feeling, man.
Money has to be looked at as well, this will be an important consideration in the fact that you do not want to go over your set budget. While this is a once in a lifetime experience, you are not wanting to go overboard with it.
Of Gods and Destroyers has music available on I-Tunes, and their band website with streaming audio can be found here. Fans of death metal, grind, and deathcore should check them out.